If you're new to gardening, some of the vernacular can seem a little intimidating. So here is our glossary of simple gardening terms to get you started or build your horticultural vocabulary.
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Loofahs are surprisingly versatile. We usually associate them with use in the bathroom for washing and exfoliating our skin. But they can also be eaten when they are small, and they can be used as a sustainable alternative to plastic scrubbing brushes. They can also be ‘blended’ and mixed into a facial scrub. Learning how to grow loofah will leave you with enough sponges to last you the rest of your life – and you can share them with friends and family too!
A brilliantly versatile crop, courgettes can be used in a wide number of dishes, and they can be dried and stored for use during the summer. One courgette plant can be enough to feed a family of 4 all summer, with spares under the right conditions! Learn how to grow courgettes with this simple guide.
How to drought-proof your garden. Making your garden survive a drought may feel like an impossible task if you’re used to the warm, wet conditions that we usually have in the UK. But the climate is changing, and long, hot summers are becoming more commonplace. Hose pipe bans and dried-up riverbeds and reservoirs may become more and more a part of our lives as time goes on.
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